Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing


Of Honor and Blue Stars

by Ann Chiappetta The soldier’s stance keeps him in good posture, shoulders straight, ready for action. Confidence and training come through during target …

Why Veterans Turn to Drugs and Alcohol

by Chris Barnes A barrage of clinical studies over the last decade have consistently shown that US soldiers exposed to active combat in Iraq and Afghanistan …

‘No-one cares, mate’: Being a war veteran at 27 – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Updated April 25, 2017 12:59:53 Seared into the mind It’s just before nine o’clock on a rainy weekday morning and Chris May stands playing his …

Richard Boes Memorial Award-Winning Book 2011

The 2011 Richard Boes Memorial Award goes to James John Magner  for his book A Haunting Beauty: Vietnam Through the Eyes of an …

Finding Your Way after Military Service

Guest Blogger: Kevin Pearia December’s unemployment data came out recently, showing a progressing trend of lower unemployment; however, one key demographic …

A Veterans’ Issue: Deficiencies in CLCs

Guest Blogger: Amber Paley Veteran Community Living Centers (CLCs) were established by the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) in order to, …

A Proud Soldier – by Sharon Alsop

A Proud Soldier by Sharon Alsop Proudly he served his country Defended freedom far away Served loyally, protecting homeland Calls kept coming, more missions …

How to Help Kids Prepare for a Parent's Deployment

Guest Blogger: Daniela Baker Helping kids deploy for a parent’s departure is a tough and sometimes heartbreaking process, but it has to be done every day …

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